110% Green
As the Western Cape Government, we aim to provide a platform that stimulates people and organisations to build an innovative and dynamic Green Economy. It is our hope that organisations will pick up the flag and invest in ways that support green growth. As a government, we commit to helping to make this process easier for organisations.
African Climate Reality Project
Find out what you can do to combat climate change in the Road to Paris. Get involved!
Better Tourism Africa
Better Tourism Africa (previously the International Centre for Responsible Tourism – South Africa), was established in 2006. We believe that tourism should help build prosperous and inclusive local economies, healthy natural environments, and celebrate and preserve cultures. Through our continent-wide network of activists we advocate and agitate for responsible tourism. We do so while working in partnership with tourism businesses, governments, donors and civil society.
Cape Town Green Map
Explore Cape Town's green spaces, nature reserves, organic eateries, farmers markets, recycling drop-offs, and more on our interactive map
Conscious Travel
Conscious Travel takes a holistic approach to destination and business development based on the understanding of tourism as a human, social and economic system operating within a fragile biosphere.
Greenpop is a social business dedicated to urban greening, reforestation, and eco-education. Eco Atlas is partnering with Greenpop to empower Everyday Eco Warriors. A percentage of all Eco Atlas subscriptions goes towards funding Greenpop's reforestation work.
lovetostay.co.za is a functional eco-accommodation directory that features accommodation facilities throughout the abundant travel destinations of South Africa who share their principals of nature conservation; green environmental initiatives and the upliftment and fair treatment of local folk. Intent on making a valuable contribution to the eco-movement they advocate responsible travel and sustainable living.
We really love our seafood here in South Africa. Unfortunately, unsustainable fishing and farming practices are straining our ocean’s resources. Luckily, choosing sustainably is so much easier with WWF-SASSI’s colour-coded seafood pocket guide; seafood on the Green-list is the most sustainable and well managed choices available. Remember – you have a choice. Make it Green!
SAYTC is a proud network of tourism businesses from the youth travel sector. Members include backpacker hostels, transport providers, tour and adventure operators, language schools, volunteer organizations and tourism service providers.You know you are in good hands when you use a SAYTC member as we place value on quality products and services.
South African Tourism
Eco Atlas has integrated with the South African Tourism travel directory to give recognition to accommodation, attractions and activities with good eco ethics.
Sustainable Tourism Alliance
The Sustainable Tourism Certification Alliance Africa, formerly known as the Sustainable Tourism Network Southern Africa (STNSA), is an alliance of sustainable tourism certification stakeholders in Africa, with an initial focus on countries in southern and East Africa. The Alliance aims to enable an integrated approach to sustainable tourism certification throughout the continent.
Sustainable Tourism Partnership Programme
The STPP facilitates the implementation of Sustainable Tourism Practices in Smaller Accommodation Establishments across South Africa thus ensuring alignment to the National Minimum Standard of Responsible Tourism. The programme is set to contribute significantly to the tourism industry becoming sustainable and to realize the requirements of the National Tourism Sector Strategy by 2020.
Tourism Tattler
Tourism Tattler is a practical source for information on the travel trade in Africa. Editorial features focus on sustainable tourism issues and promote the principles of fair trade in tourism.